Working out and trying new experiences have a similar, uplifting effect. Both challenge us to step beyond our comfort zones, get our blood pumping, and afterwards, both offer a renewed perspective and rush of serotonin. ClassPass is a gamechanger in both arenas, combining new adventures with exercise to bring everyday lifestyle routines added excitement. The service allows users to search, book and try classes from their city’s most top-rated studios, designed for those who are open to exploring new fitness classes. Take advantage of the one-month trial on ClassPass this winter, offering free credits for first timers and encouraging users to embrace all kinds of fitness experiences. Home to a variety of challenging classes and inspiring fitness communities, we’re spotlighting seven of our favourite workouts available locally on ClassPass. —Julia Dumbrell
Spin Society invites its students to sweat, smile and dance their way to an incredible ride. Clipping into stationary bikes, all are transported to Spin Society’s ‘playground’ which combines epic beats, challenging workouts, and motivational trainers for an unparalleled experience.
The Pilates craze is here to stay. Local studio Lagree West offers a full body and low impact workout, so all levels from beginner to fitness influencer can achieve their dream results. Lagree’s small class sizes and attentive instructors ensure members will feel their best after their workout, proving why this workout is a major 2023 trend.
Enjoy the benefits of practising yoga with Yaletown and White Rock’s favourite studio, The Yoga Bar. The studio offers hot yoga, hatha, pilates, barre, and aerial yoga. Most known for their aerial class, adventure seekers will get an adrenaline rush while using the class’s silk hammocks to float off the ground and beyond their comfort zones.
In the heart of Kitsilano, TurF brings together the essentials of living a healthy life between their shop, café and studio. For a workout that leads to results, their Meta, Core and Strength classes are designed to challenge student’s bodies and inspire creativity.
CMMN GRND is a fitness and social wellness collective, committed to inclusivity and mindful workouts in Vancouver’s Olympic Village. Between spin, core, yoga and vibe maintenance (meditation), the studio embraces every kind of body and a broad spectrum of vibes.
No previous experience is required in the pulse-pounding workout at Rumble Boxing, ‘where fight club meets nightclub’. The class environment is a fun opportunity to box your frustrations out, working out to the beat during this 50-minute workout.
For the extra motivated, Barry’s is the global destination which promises to give the best workout of your life. With a combination of running and weights for a high intensity interval workout, Barry’s promises to tone muscle and keep you feeling your best.